The Mimizuka is a monument enshrining the severed noses of the Koreans and Ming Chinese troops who were killed during Japanese invasions led by Toyotomi Hideyoshi from 1592 to 1598.
Nearest Transit: Gojo (Line: Karasuma)
Mimizuka and Nearby Attractions on Map
Kiyomizu Temple(1.4 km)
The Kiyomizu-dera on Mt Otowa is an 8th century Buddhist temple dedicated to Senju-Kannon.
The Shingon To-ji Temple dates back to 796 AD and is known for having the tallest wooden pagoda in Japan, an iconic 5-storey 55 m high structure.
Chion-in is the sacred headquarters of the Jodoshu sect founded by priest Honen in 1175.
Fushimi Inari Taisha(2.7 km)
Fushimi Inari-Taisha at the base of the Inari mountain is a Shinto shrine dedicated to Inari, the rice god.
Higashi Otani Mausoleum(1.6 km)
The Higashi Otani Mausoleum contains the mortal remains of priest Shinran Shonin, the founder of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.
Higashi Honganji(1.1 km)
The Higashi Honganji Temple is the headquarters of the Honganji faction of the Jodo Shinshu sect.
Hosomi Art Museum(1.3 km)
The Hosomi Art Museum showcases Japanese religious art from all periods of history, sourced from local temples and shrines.
Kodai-ji Temple(1.4 km)
The Kodai-ji Temple was built in 1606 in the memory of Toyotomi Hideyoshi and his wife Nene by Tokugawa Ieyasu.
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